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. currently the president of the board of supervisors, and the supervisor for district 3. president david chiu. >> supervisor chiu: good morning. i am not ed lee. on behalf of the elected officials of san francisco one walk and you, home of the world champions san francisco giants. the home of innovation. san francisco the place where we spent many years trying to fight graffiti; we have not reached the place where we are at zero graffiti. i spent a lot of time as a neighborhood activist. like many of you, i spent many hours in neighborhood cleanups, using different chemicals to deal with graffiti; as a small business owner person i heard from hundreds of merchants. as a prosecutor i'm glad i don't recognized any of you. i recognize how difficult it is for the police and judges to prioritize. graffiti needs to be treated seriously. i want to thank those of you who were part of the 2009 program. we have an amazing rewards program; a graffiti advisory board to help us innovate. we feel that the best ideas are in the heads and the brainchilds of people around the world. how many are from calif
weaning i'm the chair. the supervisor david chiu a member of the committee is joining us and thank you to sf g tv for broadcasting this committee. madam clerk any announcements. >> yes, please make sure that your electronic excises are silenced. >> yeah. there will be no board of supervisors on april 30th so may 7. we're joined by david chiu. for members of public there are blue public comment cards at the front of the chamber and please fill one out and please note on the item number so we can organization them. there is an overflow room if you need to go there >> item numbers one and two or amendment the chapter code for the environmental appeal processes and public notices requirement. >> item number it you called both? so items one and two have been called so i want to make a few opening remarks as author of item one. colleagues welcome back to our second meeting on the land use committee on this legislation. more than a decade ago sequa was enacted. now more than a decade ago we've not had legislative negative declarations under sequa. it's been a choofg and unpredictable pro
is supervisor david chiu, also a member of the committee and we are joined today by supervisor john avalos. i want to thank sfgtv staff and caroline for broadcasting today's meeting. miss miller are there any announcements? >> yes. please make sure to silence all devices and documents included in the file should be submitted to the clerk. items acted upon today will appear on the agenda unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. please call item no. 1. item no. 1 is to delete the sunset of alcohol restricted use. >> avalos is the author of item no. 1. >> thank you, chair wiener and thank you colleagues for weighing on this measure. this is about the alcohol restricted use district which was established in 2008 by supervisor gerardo sandoval. that measure was to sunset in 5 years which will be on april 17th. this ordinance is before you is removing the sunset clause of that so we can actually have a full continuances of the alcohol restricted use district moving forward. we have 13 off sale liquor license and would like to stay in that number. in the past the district has had a large number of it'
it because we are san franciscans. my colleague president david chiu. >> good morning san franciscans. i can't believe you were here in 1906. i would like to welcome you. we know in 1906 this was ground zero. i want to thank all of you and want to thank our men and women in uniform from our fire department and police department who have sacrificed over the years and been part of our early response system. when the alarm woke me up this morning, i didn't know exactly what was going on and i think that is appropriate because when the earthquake happens there is a great deal of confusion. unlike 1906, we are much better prepared. with that being said, i still have nightmares that at some point in the future we know there is a 2 in 3 probability that the great one is going to hit us in a few years . i have a grandmother that is not prepared, i have many family members who are not prepared. thank you for san francisco who is ready for the big one. mayor lee is going to be here shortly and he's going to sign a piece of legislation that supervisor wiener and i worked on to make sure the three story
the members of the personnel committee of the commission and david chiu on the commission and jane kim and with the senior staff of the authority. we've also, today and tomorrow and latter part of this week have 5 other people that we'll be meeting with you on the list and from the puc, maria, from the transbay joint powers authority along with monique miles -- we have still a few people to meet with and they include gill yan jill et. she's on vacation and we'll meet with her next week and we might want to talk to the mayor's chief of staff and as well as david chiu's aid who is a specialist in transportation issues and the director of public works and mta commission executive director. if there is others that we need to be as to this issue, please provide us with the information and we'll be glad to add to this portion. >> the director and perhaps douglas might be, if you can't get the director, douglas might know a good deal of the relationship with the transportation authority. douglas legg. >> okay. today we would like to show you the input presently focusing on position. >> thank
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, leader pelosi, jackie spear, david chiu. most importantly i think the finest secretary of transportation we have had, and nancy said what he has done for san francisco. i can tell you this is a secretary for california as well. [applause] whether it's riverside county, whether it's los angeles, whether it's the central valley, whether it's the san francisco bay area secretary lahood has been responsible. he's been available for phone calls. he's listened to the reasons for projects and he has moved ahead. would you give him a big round of applause please. [applause] >> well, it's time to say a prayer. it's bottom of the ninth. they have two on and one out, so everybody -- if the giants win this i think they can win the series but they need to win this so let it happen please. i can't tell you how important i feel this project is. i also can't tell you how hard it is to build anything in san francisco, so this project must move ahead. i think commerce depends on it and i think people depend on it. nancy said it very well but let me just say what the ridership is expected to be. w
. they need to reduce that more. david chiu the other night said it would allow to be reduced. in the c s f n, we used to say if you were building garages it was a good thing to build garages. if you build them, it will come. all of the traffic will increase, actually the garages in the van ness area are under parked. this is the same kind of thing that knob hill neighbors did years ago that we didn't need a lot of additional parking. if you put it there more people would be encouraged to drive there. there is a concern that i have, david chiu said they were planning to fund c bd for lower polk area. that means you are funding bar owners as far as i can see. it was also checked by robert garcia when a cbd was proposed and
it there more people would be encouraged to drive there. there is a concern that i have, david chiu said they were planning to fund c bd for lower polk area. that means you are funding bar owners as far as i can see. it was also checked by robert garcia when a cbd was proposed and rejected that it's a pass through for rental tents whatever fee they charge themselves. there are actual no resident members although they are bar oranges. it has no residents at all. they are the ones who have wrecked the area. at the hearings on the polk improvement, people from other districts said that area is dangerous. it's dirty. they are the ones who did that. >> next speaker. >> good afternoon commissioners. my name is gordon. we are here to express our support for the new project that is being presented and will be going through the public process. we want to really acknowledge all the hard work and good work that went into the new project proposal by the mayor ken rich and other city staff and the board of supervisors and cpm c. our coalition has been working for the last three plus years to ensure c
david chiu to strengthen rules and disclosure and lobbyists and other city hall power brokers. earlier today, i talked with city attorney herrera about his proposal. good to see you. >> good to see you, scott. >> ethics. why do we need the disclosure rules now? >> i think san francisco has been a leader with sunshine transparency. you need differing laws for different times. the laws we have had on the books based on the experience of supervisor chiu and i that we needed updating. >> what has changed? some complaints have been around for a while. >> i think because based on the shared experience and what you hear and what you see through experience since the last round of changes, you see there are loopholes and gaps. there are things you can do to tighten them up which will inspire confidence in the public about the integrity of the government. i think everybody wants transparency. >> whenever you hear we have to tighten up ethics, you think there is corruption. >> i don't think from is necessarily corruption, but there is certainly complaints from people when you go around the city a
. lieutenant governor newsom and the port and commissioners and president david chiu and the entire board of supervisors and the elected officials for being part of this extraordinary effort. and thank you for making this a dream, making this dream a reality for children and adults in our city and around the world. and before i lay my part of the ring on this bell, i will proclaim this to be april 17, 2013, exporatorium day in san francisco. all right. and with that, my contribution on the ring is the third ring, which is called the catalyst ring. and it represents the contributions of civic leadership and public agencies working altogether to make this dream a reality. another hand for mayor ed lee, please? >> our next speaker was mayor of this great city from 2003, to 2011 and his support was crucial to its success. and he is also a proud native san franciscoan who grew up with the appreciation for the exporatorium and the role of education in our civic life. >> i would like to introduce newsom who is a passionate for transforming that into the future of our society and works tirelessly
, the innovation capital of the world. and i am here today in collaboration with board president david chiu and so many others from our committee on information technology, spur, our different various city departments, really trying to improve on what we've done already. back in 2009 then mayor gavin newsome to the light of all of us had introduced that we ought to really establish some guidelines to open up our city's data. and in the year later, the board, less legislation, the first open data legislation in san francisco that made us cutting edge throughout the country, the first to come out and say to everybody in the public, to people who wanted to create businesses, wanted to look at the city with kind of an open invitation to involve themselves with what the city had. and part of that really neat understanding was that we were holding onto so much of our own data in our own silos with our own very focused obligations that we had, and not realizing that if we had released that data to the public, we could really allow them to help us create even more efficient government, along with some ver
move this forward with a positive recommendation? all right. motion made by commissioner david chiu. without objection. all right. it moves forward with a positive recommendation. madam clerk please call item no. 6. >> any public m ebbs that would like to speak on item no. #6? okay. comment is close. >> no. 7. public comment? public comment is closed. madam clerk. >> adjournment. >> thank you. we are adjourned. >> i want to learn more about it. >> social networking and e-mail. >> i want to know how to use it. ♪ ♪ ♪
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